VSCO Introduces New Infrared Photography Presets for Mobile Users


VSCO introduced a new set of infrared photography presets on Tuesday. The IR4 to IR7 range is designed to help mobile photographers in their projects of creating inspiring works.

VSCO Infrared Photography Presets

VSCO, or Visual Supply Company, first announced a set of infrared presets in 2021. These are meant to mimic traditional infrared photography. In this genre, the film or sensor is sensitive to the infrared spectrum, which can lead to the “wood effect” which means that foliage such as leaves and grass (green objects) are represented by red tints and roses. Images of this type can also be shown in black and white.

Here are the new presets:

  • IR4 – Infrared Pink Landscape. With this preset, you can adjust the Intensity slider to move the pinks towards the whites to make the colors even more muted.
  • IR5 – Infrared Rose Portrait. With this preset, you can adjust the Intensity slider to move the pinks towards the whites to make the colors even more muted.
  • IR6 – Infrared Blue Landscape. Create a winter wonderland filled with cool blue tones with IR6. Soften the effect of blue tints to white by adjusting the strength slider
  • IR7 – Infrared Blue Portrait. Try IR7 to do a moody blue portrait that surrounds your subject in blue without affecting their skin tones

These infrared presets are available to VSCO Film X members. This is the company’s annual subscription that grants access to advanced photo and video editing tools, such as the aforementioned Strength slider. It can be purchased for US$19.99/year.

The Mac Observer keeps a list of VSCO X presets here as well as non-subscription presets here. Finally, a Film X review can be found here.

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